Taxon: Lysichiton americanus Hulten & H. St. John

 
Genus: Lysichiton
Family: Araceae
  Subfamily: Orontioideae
Nomen number: 23003
Place of publication: Svensk Bot. Tidskr. 25:455-457. 1931 "Lysichitum americanum"
Name Verified on: 23-Mar-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Mar-2009
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • American skunk-cabbage  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • western skunk-cabbage  (Source: F Canada) - English
  • yellow skunk-cabbage  (Source: F CalifJep) - English
  • gul skunkkalla  (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn) - Swedish

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
    • Subarctic America: United States - Alaska
    • Western Canada: Canada - British Columbia

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Dorn, R. D. Manual of the vascular plants of Wyoming. 1977 (F Wyom)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Foster, S. & C. Hobbs A field guide to Western medicinal plants and herbs. 2002 (W Med Pl Herbs)
  • Garibaldi, A. Medicinal flora of the Alaska natives: a compilation of knowledge from literary sources of Aleut, Alutiiq, Athabascan, Eyak, Haida, Inupiat, Tlingit, Tsimshian traditional healing methods using plants. 1999 (Med F AlaskaNat)
  • Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae). 2002 (L Araceae)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. 1955-1969 (F Pacif NW)
  • Hultén, O. E. G. Flora of Alaska and neighboring territories. 1968 (F AlaskaHult)
  • Hultén, O. E. G. Flora of Alaska and Yukon. 1940-1949 (F AlaskaYuk)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck A California flora. 1959 (F CalifMunz)
  • Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. 1978-1979 (F Canada)
  • Welsh, S. L. Anderson's flora of Alaska and adjacent parts of Canada. 1974 (F AlaskaAnd)

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